Hold on to summer: Sunny Flow Fest memories in Helsinki last through the autumn and beyond
Flow Festival is an extravaganza, the highlight of the summer for multitudes of music fans in Finland. With interviews and a photo show, we attempt to bottle its essence so we can make the summer last longer, even as autumn is increasingly in the air.
Radical liberty: Finnish director Alli Haapasalo’s movie Girl Picture lets girls be girls
In Girl Picture, three teenage girls say and do what they want – without suffering any retribution. While directing the film, Alli Haapasalo realised how incredibly rare that kind of freedom is in movie plots. We talk with her about making films in Finland.
Some extraordinary Finnish people you should know about (yes, they’re all women)
In honour of not only International Women’s Day (March 8), but every other day of the year, we bring you a list of remarkable Finnish women, past and present: artists, sports stars, musicians, politicians, writers and more.